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KOFY
Feb 5, 2013 9:00pm PST
. people don't do that. they drive. a bay area made up of 101 city with mayor who have to answer to the voters. but silicon valley more of a renal until identity the bay area economic vitality becomes everyone's business. ceo of joint venture silicon valley is hopeful. >> economic is more powerful than politic. this is un finding and political forces may dividing forces but overwhelmed by the economic. i'm hopeful. >>reporter: russell also warns that come back in silicon valley could be separate if consumer confidence way or spend are silicon valley to off pace the recovery and rest of the state and the nation. in sap jose, david louie abc 7 news. >> very encouraging news. people want to work in silicon valley but not everyone wants to live there. they would rather commute from san francisco or east bay. live picture now on traffic along interstate 80 in the berkeley area. now that drive time adds up now a new study shows the bay area traffic is just as bad as that in los angeles. in fact there's only one other city where drivers have it worse than we do. but there is a
KOFY
Feb 8, 2013 9:00pm PST
conway allen of suisun city. it was one week ago that she was found murdered in a park. vick lee explains what he has learned since the arrest was announced. >> go to bed at nature and wake up in the morning first think we think about is that little girl and i'm grateful that they found this person. >> sense of relief from people we spoke with here in fairfiel fairfield. relief that police now have the murder suspect. >> anthony la mar jones 32 years old. he was arrested early this morning at his mother's apartment in this residential complex near the 1100 block of east taiber avenue. neighbor told us an officer knocked on the door at around 6:30. >> asked me question. show me pictures of a man that they thought was the perpetrator and showed me pictures of the girl. asked if i of have ever been to crown barber. >> that turned out to be amen hair style shop that jones reportedly started here at the shopping maul last year with several other associates. places appeared here early this morning during the operation. they took evidence from the shop and boarded up the window and door. jo
KOFY
Feb 21, 2013 11:30am PST
city cemetery and it is open to the public. reporting live from benicia for abc7 news. >> new this morning, south san francisco police are looking for a man who assault add 19-year-old exchange student from japan near the bart station at 5:45 yesterday afternoon. the victim got east rain and grabbed on the arm by a man in his 30's. she break free and ran away. the victim was not hurt. the suspect is described as hispanic or asian at 5' 7" with medium build. >> the santa clara man under arrest for making threats against state senator yee will be in court for a hearing. the 45-year-old everett basham faces ten felony counts and two misdemeanors. he is accused of e-mailing a death threat to senator yee because of efforts to tighten gun control laws. authorities found three assault weapons and explosives during a search of his house last week. they say everett basham was building home-made bombs. >> the shooter whose caused a deadly scene on the las vegas strip are still loose. police are searching for the distinctive s.u.v. right now. katie marzullo joins us from the newsroom wit
KOFY
Feb 20, 2013 9:00pm PST
research the plan that may work best for you. in redwood city tonight, police identified a new suspect in a recent home invasion robbery. the 21-year-old is one of three people suspected of ransacking the home of a 79-year-old woman while holding her at gun point. the other suspect was arrest ared running from the scene. trujillo may be driving black volkswagen yet that california license plate. >>> san francisco is known as a party but not so much fun for some residents in lower nob hill near polk street. they are pushing for a moratorium on bars on that street where there ar are alrey in just a few blocks. >> when is enough enough? that is what some want to know when it comes to the number of bars. >> we reached a saturation point and potting street in recent years. public safety incidents, noise, quality of life issues for residents and the neighborhood hit a point where we need to address the situation. >> david chu says along a six block stretch of polk from california to oh farrell that are at least 45 spots with liquor and he is proposing a cap on any new ones. sounds good to th
KOFY
Feb 7, 2013 9:00pm PST
to 2 feet of snow between tomorrow and saturday. new york city half a foot. next to the man hunt for a cop killer. >> officer shot multiple times. >> they were stopped at red light and were just ambushed by the suspect. >>reporter: suspect this man. former los angeles cop accused of gunning down fellow officers and family in revenge killing. >> multiple women at his disposal including assault rifles. this is vendetta against southern california lawen forms. >>reporter: authorities did find christopher district district attorneyer burned out truck in the mountains near big spear but 2 hours east ofless ang. he was not in the vehicle so the search continues now police believe doern walked away and he's being searched near by. alert now in effect for los angeles police department. news conference going on as we speak. if we can dip here and hear a little bit of that. this is police news dmovrns southern california. about i'm not aware of any explosive, no. >> 400 homes. searched so far or total number you estimate searched. >> that's an estimate of the number of homes that
KOFY
Feb 26, 2013 9:00pm PST
[ woman ] my boyfriend and it were going on vacation, so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning, i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot, even on a holiday weekend. ♪ things are definitely... looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. >> for hours this evening police in santa cruz search for gunman after shoot out with the cops. when it was all over 2 officers were dead. and so was the suspect. good evening. police chief in santa cruz says this is a horrible, horrible day for the department. and 2 fine officers lost their lives. right now police do not believe there are any other gun men on the loose but as precaution deputy are going thousands house. here's what we know at this point. at 3:30 this afternoon santa cruz police were investigating a sexual assault at house on no suspect fired at police hitting 2 officers.
KOFY
Feb 8, 2013 12:00am PST
so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning, i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot, even on a holiday weekend. ♪ things are definitely... looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. . >> umbrella out tonight as band of showers moves through the bay area. and looking live from the east bay the chance of thunderstorms rain even snow remain a possibility overnight. >> good evening. >> let's go straight to sandhya and look at live doppler 7 hd. sandhya. >>reporter: yes. we are still seeing some showers here over the bay area and just off the coast and this is promising to be a wet one for your morning commute. let me show you the showers right now. check out live doppler 7 hd and take you in a little bit closer and show you where the showers right now. as you notice around dillon beach road north bay we see real light retu
KOFY
Feb 20, 2013 11:30am PST
. >> a health warning in sonoma county city. >> petaluma high school is warning the student body after a student got sick from a highly contagious bacteria that can cause meningitis. ay, you talked with the family and someone who came in with direct contact. >> another whose son is friends with the boy was with him before he was diagnosed with meningitis and says this has her concerned, and has her asking questions and the school nurse is experiencing that with more and more students coming in at any sign of any type of symptom. >> this is a time to be honest. did you do anything? >> parents have had honest discussions with their kids in the last couple of days after hearing a classmate was diagnosed with severe case of meningitis. >> he doesn't do drugs as far as i know. did you share a cigarette? a joint? a poor? anything? that you would not tell me you need to tell me now? >> no, mom. >> her son could not remember whether he had taken a sip from the same soda can as his sick friend so his doctor decided to treat him. >> they called in a prescription for 500 milligrams of antibiotics and he to
KOFY
Feb 22, 2013 11:30am PST
city is re-opened after a deadly crash. the accident happened on bayshore road at seaport boulevard near the 101 freeway before 4:00 a.m. the c.h.p. closed traffic in both directions while officers collected evidence. they say the crash involves only one car. the coroner has identified the victim as 20-year-old of redwood city. new this morning police are looking for a man who exposed to himself to a teen girl walking home from school. police say the man drove up to the girl, called her name, and exposed himself when she wouldn't answer. officers searched the area but did not fin the man. >> oscar pistorius is free this morning with reports on where he has settled hours after a judge released the accused girlfriend murder on bail. katie marzullo is live in the newsroom. it was a long drawn out process. >> the judge if this case really made oscar pistorius sweat. he rehashed four days' worth of testimony. oscar pistorius broke down more than crying more than once in the two hours and the announcement. oscar pistorius could go free, the bail set at a little more than $112,000. you cou
KOFY
Feb 24, 2013 9:00pm PST
...i mean, you...love. so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning, i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot, even on a holiday weekend. ♪ things are definitely... looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. >>> pope benedict xvi final blessing in vatican city today. >> the pope spoke before a crowd of 100,000 people in st. peter's square. he reminded them not he is note abandoning the church and the 85-year-old will step down this thursday and live in a private monastery on private grounds. >> a controversial figure is on his way to rome. the cardinal from los angeles spent three hours this morning being questioned in sex abuse scandal that occurred on his watch. to protect pedophile priests he is accused of. he has apologized for his actions. >> coming up at the news at 9:00 san francisco has approved a project that will bring in do
KOFY
Feb 27, 2013 11:30am PST
worry their quiet beach town has changed forever. >> it is crazy. i grew up in new york city and i didn't see this kind of violence >> people are bringing flowers, cardinals, cards with prayers and thoughts for the families of the officers with a news conference in 25 minutes. we bring it to you live when it happens. >> cornell, thank you. the police department of santa cruz has never lost an officer in the line of duty and now two veteran officers are dead at hand of a man with a violent history. abc7 news continues our team coverage with katie marzullo. >> the officers long and distinguished years with the santa cruz police department, the shooter, 35-year-old goulet had a long history with police dating back a decade. his father admits his son had problems. he had a criminal history that dates back to 2000. media reports say goulet was a military police officer and marine veteran was convicted peeping in california. in 2008 he was convicted of invasion of privacy and illegally having a gun after caught videotaping a woman in the shower. the woman's boyfriend tells an oregon newspaper
KOFY
Feb 11, 2013 9:00pm PST
of saint peter dome in vatican city. pope benedict chosen to be pope for life says the failing strength and health are forcing the decision. he was elected to the position about 8 years ago and you can see how the position and age has taken a toll. here he is on day one and today much thinner and more frail. 7 news reporter situations live in vatican city tonight with the latest on a real surprise for all catholic catholics. nick. >> the pope is a shy leader but today announcement reminder of the man they used to call god rottweiler. unpredictable unprecedented and might guarantee the legacy. >> at 85 he's silver hair and cerebral and says he simply can't keep up. pope benedict the 16th told the cardinal that latin he is so infirm i have had to recognize my incapacity to adequately fulfill the men industryen trusted to me. in the last year benedict grew increasingly frail. >> certainly slowed down a by. you can tell he had trouble negotiating step. started using the cape several months ago. >> the pope never slows down putting the church on orthodox path and opposed sexuality and
KOFY
Feb 2, 2013 9:00pm PST
a win. >> ama: san francisco police expected a huge fan turnout in the city tomorrow. that is why they'll be twice as many officers patrolling the city streets. mayor has asked bars to be aware how much alcohol they are selling. police arrested a dozen people of them and most were for public intoxication. to help keep fans safe they will hold indictment checkpoints throughout the bay area. they found on superbowl sunday, alcohol related car crashes increased 75% in california. you can turn to abc7news.com right after the superbowl to see the celebration. we will be live in the air with how fans are reacting. >>> tonight we are learning more about a 13-year-old girl found dead in fairfield. her body was found yesterday morning in a park where a memorial is growing tonight. police say she was naked though there were no signs of trauma or blood. they will not say how he is a died. she was a seventh grader. her foster parents reported her missing thursday after school. >> a shooting at last night before friday's celebration in oakland has left one person dead and three others wounded. here
KOFY
Feb 3, 2013 9:00pm PST
daetz. >> dan: i'm dan ashley. we're live above mission district. the city is quite tame after this loss. police have been called to a few distinction but at this point no significant problems. >> ama: 49er fans were brace to go celebrated after an amazing come back in the third quarter. sky7hd caught two incidents of fireworks being set off in the mission district. >> dan: there were a number of arrests but no reports of major problems. tomas ramon is in north beach live where big crowds packed bars. they left with a different mood than they had hoped to leave with. >> they left a lot more somber than when they arrived. it's pretty quiet. police that were stationed are sent to other potential problem areas in the city. let me give you a look about an hour ago. >> they were called out to the sported bar because of rowdy behavior around 7:00. more than 20 officers took up positions in the area. a contingent of 8 motor officers kept a close eye on the club in case things got out 6 a hand. as a result police were deployed to strategic areas on broadway and columbus. instead the game with a
KOFY
Feb 21, 2013 9:00pm PST
town being forced to pay 7 of the workers 5 25,000 dollars in back wages. the city attorney office says workers at this pastry required to work more than 60 hours a week for about 4 dollars an hour. investigators say workers who are not being paid the full wage can not be afraid to report it to authorities. >> benefit to we hope all wage workers out there who are in similar situations and we hope it provides some encouragement that you can get what is owed to you. >> this is the largest wage theft settlement ever in san francisco. attorney for dick lee pastry didn't return our request to comment on this case. >> all right moving on weekend almost here. spencer is here with the forecast. >> we have more great weather coming our way. few cloud moving in our direction but looks like we will escape it rain. give you a look at live doppler 7 hd cloud free sky right now. a little line of some high cirrus offshore but overland areas mostly clear right now. you can see in the live view from the high definition east bay camera emeryville and current temperature readings 50 degrees at san
KOFY
Feb 19, 2013 9:00pm PST
in a massive fire in kansas city, missouri tonight. the gas explosion injured at least 14 people. 2 of them critically we know of. fire is now out but the exact cause is not known. one official says utility contractor may have sparked this inferno. there was a gas leak before the blast. blue out parts of the city block in up scale shopping entertainment district. >> apple has been targeted by hackers. apple says employee visited developer web site that installed malwhich are at work. exploits jv a software than the system. apple says no evidence though that any data taken. facebook had a similar security breach last friday. of course cyberattack are a growing problem. new report out today says it amounts toen visible war. china leading the way targeting american power grid planes and iconic american coast. more tonight from chief investigative correspondent bryan ross. >> chinese people liberation army more than two million personnel. but it is the within,000 or so in this non-descript building in shanghai that may pose the biggest threat to the u.s. headquarters of the army secre
KOFY
Feb 27, 2013 9:00pm PST
officers are off today. the city is being protected, the community is be protected by the santa cruz county sheriff's offense as well as the california highway patrol. >> reporter: to show how much support there is community this is a vigil that was supposed to haven place at the police station but there were so many people at the vigil that they were expecting that they decided to go ahead and move the vigil to a place that would be able to accommodate everyone. reporting in santa cruz, abc 7 news,. >>> while people mourn a complex picture has begun to emerge of the man who gunned down the two police officers. before moving to santa cruz jeremy goulet lived in berkeley with his twin brother and a worked as a barista there. former neighbors describe him as a little strange and he used to get in fierce fights with his brother. goulet was also a marine corps and army veteran. a blackhawk helicopter pilot and enjoyed guns and target shooting as well as a convicted peeping tom with a come pulsion that was difficult to break. he also worked in a coffee shop in santa cruz. more from dan noyes. >>
KOFY
Feb 7, 2013 11:30am PST
. oakland city council agreed to hire bratton as a consultant for the police department. >> in san diego, a navy official confirms that naval base is on lockdown. two sources tell us they do not believe this is connected to the christopher dorner case. we will monitor the situation as it develops. and now, the mayor of san antonio is joining forces to combat drug violence meeting with law enforcement officials and state senators who will announce a proposal for new gun control laws in california, including legislation to close loopholes in current firearm regulations. >> vallejo police are looking for two gunman who shot three people in a home invasion this morning. it happened at scene where amy is with an update on the victims and the search for the armed men. >> the motive is the question. police say nothing inside this home indicates why this home was chosen, they say maybe it is the location. it is on the corner so one fewer neighbor to worry about. across the street, a busy street, an escape route. they hop the fence and are out of here. that could be it. police do not know what ro
KOFY
Feb 8, 2013 11:30am PST
. there was surveillance video released by police showing the last time she was seen near railroad avenue in suisun city that afternoon. she was found at alan witt park where a vigil is being held. fairfield police announceed an arrest hours before the vigil held for her and they are relegislation the details in a news conference in the hour. our reporter is on the way with the latest for you on abc7news.com and on abc7 later today at 4:00, 5:00, and 6:00. >> thank you. san bernardino county sheriff deputies are expanding the search for a former lapd accused of murdering three people including an officer. >> we will continue searching until we discover these live the mountain or we find him. one or the two. >> we got a new update. the search is under difficult winter conditions. now, katie marzullo is joining us live. >> the sheriff in san bernardino says right now more than 100 officers are searching for christopher dorner. they certained all night. the sheriff says dorner has had plenty of time to league big bear but they do not know if he has left. there is no evidence one way or the other. there are
KOFY
Feb 2, 2013 12:00am PST
there were no wounds indicating the cause of death. they say the girl lived in sasoon city, but attended school in fairfield. >> they indicated that she had last been seen in the morning getting on a bus to go to school. normally she would return about 4:20 and she didn't. that's when they became concerned. >> early on police got a tip from this man who says he saw something strange as he drove by the park around 5:00 a.m. >> and i see a car parked on the parking lot facing in our direction here. and there was a large man standing in front of it. he was just standing there. it just looked odd to me. >> police say there were also two cameras, surveillance cameras on both ends of the park. what those cameras captured could solve this case. reporting live in fairfield, alan wang, abc7 news. >> alan, thank you. >>> twitter has been hacked. the san francisco company said 250,000 customers had e-mail addresses and pass words stolen. twitter canceled the pass words and is advising users on how to create new ones on its website. bank of america's on-line telephone and mobile banking services cra
KOFY
Feb 23, 2013 9:00pm PST
mid-sized bay area city was named as the 6th most miserable in the nation. and we'll look at the new workplace made by yahoo that has angered a few employees. >> clear sky right now. winds are c ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] now's the time to spring. get the poulan blower vac for just $79 at lowe's today. as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios ♪ the one and only, cheerios >> ama: vallejo has been named one of the nation's most miserable cities to live in. forbes named it as sixth most miserable. unemployment, violent crime, home prices and taxes. vallejo made the lesson because of a high foreclosure rate. >>> no more working for home at yahoo. ceo fired off a memo that all employees will have to work from their local offices beginning in june. she says it's important for communication and collaboration. it will only impact a few hundred employees but several of them have voiced their anger to that website. >> hollywood is rolling out the red carpet for oscar night. crews spent the day getting the dolby theat
KOFY
Jan 31, 2013 9:00pm PST
. >> more victims from large explosion in mexican city. 14 people dead. another 100 are hurt after blast ripped through the part of the headquarters of mexico state, state owned oil company. it appears the explosion took place in the basement of administrative building that stands next to the 52 story office tower. mexican police are trying to find out what caused the explosion. smoke can be seen rising over mexico city sky line but again many dead and dozens and dozens injured. >> green fighter jet looking aircraft made low passes over the bay area today. perhaps you saw it. latest weapon that scientist are using to fight air pollution. 7 news business and technology reporter david louie explains how airborne lab could some day allow to us bra breathe cleaner air. >> this jet is on target specific mission today. tout capture ozone and green house gas over the bay area in the never ending battle to control air pollution. one of the under wing pod is equipped as airborne science lab. intake on the bottom sample the air and out the back and measurement and analysis. the mission is
KOFY
Feb 22, 2013 9:00pm PST
action against the city of oakland for his wrongful conviction. he told us would he in the comment on that. he was only interested in seeing hisfamily and friends. in dublin, abc 7 news. >> plan police say under investigation since last november now inÑi jail for molestation. as thomas explains, the last thing that mother with kids at that school wanted to hear is that a suspected child molester was working there. >>reporter: jason of san bruno once an actor here at the center repertoire company at the center for the narcotic walnut creek. he also worked here at the ballet school on north main street. the daughter takes lessons at the school. >> hurts my heart to know that someone around young children is to go something terrible. >> operators at the school told that you say once they heard 27-year-old man was being investigated by both walnut creek and pleasant hill police he was fired. >> they also say he was a clerk and not around chirp. pleasant hill police lieutenant dan says the investigation into child molestation allegations against him began last november. >> femal
KOFY
Feb 1, 2013 9:00pm PST
francisco city officials are warning that actions have consequences. case if point. this display of mug shot of the 14 people arrested after the rampage following the giants sweep of detroit in october in the world series. so-called fans remember trashed cars and buses and dumpster on fire. district attorney george says vandalism just isn't worth it. >> going out there hurting someone damaging property are very severe. >> it ain't like winning the championship. no time for violence. whether we win or lose. >>reporter: residents said the city deserves to be treated with dignity and respect as do the people of the city. merchant promise to keep an eye than the amount of liquor consumed by customers and san francisco police and sheriff's personnel will be out in force on sunday more police on the job than usual. of course. >> superbowl xlvii is the har ball and brother coaches took the stage they may not be exactly alike but they adore their mom jackie. she is competitive than anyone else in the family. >> nobody in the family has more competitive fire than my mother. she competes
KOFY
Feb 15, 2013 12:00am PST
[ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standard at citibank. >> good evening i'm dan. >> i'm carolyn breaking news happening right now in san francisco where a police pursuit ended in a crash. >> 7 news reporter is on the scene live for us with the very latest on this. amma? >> i'm here on fifth intersection rate behind me that is fivtd and mission. then on the other side that's where you can see where the car crashed. now police tell that you say this began about 9:45 tonight when officers spotted a stolen vehicle. in the area of market and eighth. they then followed the vehicle in the tenderloin area and some additional officers arrived on scene the people in the vehicle fled so they took off but then involved in a traffic accident right there at fifth and mission as you see. we did see one person getting put in an plans and taken
KOFY
Feb 5, 2013 11:30am PST
will not happen at new 49er stadium in santa clara, something that could be a factor in deciding which city lands the 2016 super bowl. the facility will be powered by two new electrical substations, with one serving as a backup for the other. if they both fail, crews can actually trigger a third power source and owners will pick the host city in may. >> new this morning a pittsburg man is under arrest if a hit-and-run accident that sent a woman and two small children to the hospital. the 24-year-old man is held on $50,000 bail accused in a crash at 5:45 last night. he hit a one-year-old boy in a stroller, a 7-year-old on a bicycle, and a 29-year-old woman. the victims were crossing the drive on a trail. all three are out of the hospital today. >> new fallout from the 2008 financial crisis. the attorney general is now suing the debt rating agency known as standard & poor's. the announcement was made today in washington, dc, filed in san francisco court. she said s&p 500 intentionally inflated rate ensure asigned to security. >> our lawsuit focuses on the ratings s&p 500 gave to mortgage-backed sec
KOFY
Feb 17, 2013 9:00pm PST
violates their constitutional rights. federal judge sided with the city. nudists plan to appeal that ruling. >> the hunt is on for khardz and pieces of meteor rights and what they are going for -- meteors. >> and what brought tyson and evander holy field together. you can call it spring training but not spring cleaning. the beard that is talk of the a's camp. >> ama: oscars are a week away. we are the only place to watch the oscars next sunday february 24th. you can countdown to the official night, oscars app. the feature will give you best access with dozen cameras access with dozen cameras streaming behind [ woman ] my boyfriend and i were going on vacation, so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning, i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot, even on a holiday weekend. ♪ things are definitely... looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to
KOFY
Feb 6, 2013 9:00pm PST
these coyotes in downtown chicago. city officials say the animals pose no threat. there is a dog park nearby and pet owners concerned with the safety of dogs and cats are being told to keep them on a leash. how about that. coyotes in it downtown chicago. more ahead on this wednesday night at 9:00. we now know more about what led to a trip interestle homicide in rural sonoma county and my investigators don't believe any one else is in danger. plus. >>> san francisco is down the chute. year after year. >> i want my mail on saturdays. >> by cutting saturdays, if they can get the service right the other five days a week, that's great. >> what the post offense would have to charge if it wanted to break even. >>> pebble beach. god waits for tee times here. >> the hollywood [ man ] it's big. quickly reconnects families. same with aladdin. the biggest in bail. no one has lower prices, is faster or more professional. aladdin bail bonds. bigger because we're better. it's not a candy bar. 130 calories 7 grams of protein the new fiber one caramel nut protein bar. of green giant vegetables it's easy to e
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Feb 26, 2013 11:30am PST
for information in a cold case, the 2005 fatal shooting of a nasa engineer in the city on the eighth anniversary of the death of 29-year-old who was slot and killed in the 100 block of velmar terrace of 2005 in february in a packed car. he was married with two children and worked as an engineer as nasa's research center in mountain view. investigators are encouraging witnesses or anyone with information about the shooting to come forward. lag on to our website at abc7.com and look under "see it on tv." a poll found growing support for gun control among california voters, especially among women. a field poll released find 61 percent of state voters think it is more important to control firearms than to protect the right of gun owners. it is the biggest margin since the question was first asked in 1999. a majority of those in california oppose letting teachers carry concealed weapons in schools. female voters favoring taxing ammunition, outlawing large capacity clips, and banning rifles with detachable magazines. >> residents of san francisco's sunset district listened a short time ago who will be
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Feb 16, 2013 9:00pm PST
city. they believe the meteor weighed about ten tons before entering the atmosphere. they are searching for remnants but found no delays of it. there is no connection between the meteor explosion and fireball spotted streaking across the northern california sky last night. somebody recorded it going down i-20280. they say another meteor landed in okay and caused a loud sonic boom. >> tiffany and company is suing costco where thousands of rings they claim were fakes. >>> plus, researchers have found an easy way to get kids to eat veggies and string priang in arizona. >> you know what else is going on to be back. winter, get ready for big mom, i invited justin over for lunch. good. no, not good. he's a vegetarian d he's going to be here in 20 minutes! [ mom ] don't stress. we can figure this out. ♪ [ male announcer ] get the speed to make a great first impression. call today to get u-verse high speed internet for as little as $14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. this is delicious. ♪ [ male announcer ] save the day in an instant. at&t. ♪ so i used my citi tha
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Feb 15, 2013 9:00pm PST
or huge parts of our city or whatever go away. be destroyed if we could have done something about it. >> one other interesting note. government funded think tank called the ram institute concluded if we learned this asteroid were headed to earth and couldn't stop it that it would end all life here, the public should not be notified. institute suggest telling people only that there's something we can do about it. in the newsroom, abc 7 news. jeans. >> we have if you details tonight about the death of a fugitive ex cop. christopher dorner. investigators now believe he killed himself by shooting himself in the head ass holed up cabin. dorner died tuesday in the cabin in the san bernardino mountains. the resident old family who owns the cabin saw the burned out rubble up close. dorner held jim and karen hostage tuesday when they showed up to clean their cabin. the sheriff's department is defending deputy from criticism that dorner hid out right under their noses. >> left the door unlocked so maintenance man could come in and check the residence and work on it. appears at that point t
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Feb 7, 2013 12:00am PST
, they are having a tough time competing with cash. he has lived in this foster city townhome for two years and is ready to buy a home in the south bea. he has been house hunting for seven or eight months and has taken the right steps. >> pre qualified. >> and he has his 20% down payment. the four or five offers have been rejected, and it turns out cash is key. >> the selling agent actually told us that we had the higher overall offer, but they took the cash offer because it was a quick close. >> it is a new phenomenon we are facing. >> he is president of the santa clara association of real fors and says there has been an increase of cash buyers in the bay area over the last several months. >> and it is not just first time buyers in the $400,000 range. it affects the 1 million and $2 million range. >> sellers like cash because there is less risk it will fall through. >> when you have 20 buyers that submit offers they will least resistance resistance. is cash. >> it used to be downsizing empty nestors who paid cash, but now they are finding other ways to come up with the money. >> sometimes
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Feb 28, 2013 12:00am PST
. >>> reserved seating only for the address to the city. it included the crime problem and the need for more than 200 officers. the police force is targeting the most violent people in the city. more civilians she says will be taking police reports so that officers can spend more time fighting crime. she says the newest, most diverse police academy is already in training. >> it means for 200 more officers basically $73 million for the budget. now what does that mean? >> it is going to take something big. it will probably take a tax measure. that's the kind of thing that we really need to talk about. >> quan did not talk about how much more they will have to shell out for more police officers. public safety makes up 50% of the city's budget. mayor quan says residents will have to make some tough decisions this year. >>> smoke filled the skies after a fire broke out in a home. the fire started around 5:20. one person was hurt, but the injuries appear to be minor we are glad to tell you. as you can see from sky 7hd, they had to cut holes to battle the fire. we the helicopter shots and we may get to
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Feb 4, 2013 9:00pm PST
with anybody being overly intoxicated. >> city crew had cleared street debris and garbage bin hidden to prevent rowdy from setting them on fire like they did after the world series. tow away signs also posted on streets in north beach and in the mission. but there was a a costly faux pas. city law requires that tow away signs be posted 24 hours before cars can be towed. so that drivers can have adequate warning. signs were posted 0too late on a stretch of 24th street and also on 3 blocks of mission street. but cars were towed and brought here to the impound lot. these vacationers from belgium are among those who have to pay the expensive fee to get their car back. >> do you know how much it cos cost. >> yes. i think 500 dollar for car and we have 2 cars. so 1,000. >>reporter: but the city says it will reimburse those towed illegally. riccardo whose car was towed doesn't believe it. reimburse what you do you thin think. >> i don't know good luck trying to get that from them. >>reporter: mta the man pal transportation agency is setting up the procedures to reimburse those drivers inclu
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Feb 12, 2013 9:00pm PST
to remove bathrooms and benches from the city green. >> plus. >> wrestling about dropped from the 2020 lucky. the reason coming up. >> also. who will be the next pope. the odds on the papal line up. >> dog really gets you. up next. scientist figured out how they know the best time to steal from you. another half hour of news begins here on 7 hour of news begins here on 7 news at 9:00 coming up next. mom, i invited justin over for lunch. good. no, not good. he's a vegetarian and he's going to be here in 20 minutes! [ mom ] don't stress. we can figure this out. ♪ [ male announcer ] get the speed to make a great first impression. call today to get u-verse high speed internet for as little as $14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. this is delicious. ♪ [ male announcer ] save the day in an instant. at&t. ♪ so we created the extraordinarily comfortable sleep number experience. a collection of innovations designed around a bed with dualair technology that allows you to adjust to the support your body needs. each of your bodies. our sleep professionals will help you
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Feb 14, 2013 9:00pm PST
in the city. it is the great san francisco pillow fight now in the eighth year. as you can see it is very important popular. starts at the stroke of 6:00 o'clock at justin her machine plaza along the embarcadero and you can only hit people with a pillow. the cleanup last year cost somewhere in the neighborhood of 5000 dollars. one interesting thing. not as many feathers flying as in year past which makes the picture not quite as dramatic but the clean up a little easier because apparently they put out on facebook to encourage people to come with synthetic pillow instead feather stuffed. they have a great time. spencer is here with the forecast. that's a lot of fun and weather was perfect. >>reporter: it was great. nice clear mild no fog no chin. >> if i had a pillow i would smack you. >>reporter: i would receive the smack graciously. live view from the high definition east bay hills camera at mount bowler peak out over the bay on the clear evening. it's a pleasant evening around the bay area. live doppler 7 hd receipt now. we have an absence of clouds. clear sky. pattern cou
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Feb 9, 2013 9:00pm PST
innovative limited edition bed. so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning, i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot, even on a holiday weekend. ♪ things are definitely... looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. >> tomorrow a film review for the movie identity thief. the critic attacked melissa mccarthy's weight. she is not the only one being criticized for their weight. >> melissa mccarthy is one of hottest actresses in hollywood. star of identity thief. reviews have been mixed but a veteran critic rexreed's write-up got personal called her a tractor size and hippo. it started a firestorm of support for the actress. mccarthy hasn't spoken publicly, she has talked candidly about her weigh in the past. >> i have got a great husband and i go to work every day and do about a i want. >> that work like this one in bridesmaid. >> using h
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Feb 10, 2013 9:00pm PST
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Feb 11, 2013 11:30am PST
trained in this and this is what they do and why we have them in the city. >> the victim was taken to the hospital to be treated for minor injuries and hypothermia after sitting here for more than five hours dangling in the tree. it is up to the police department to question him and figure out how he ended up in that position. >> major tornado damage in the south but no deaths. what mississippi's governor thinks of the efforts to keep everyone safe. >> the widow of joe paterno [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t. [ male announcer ] it's no secret that the price of things just keeps going up. [ female announcer ] but we have some good news. it's our bundle price promise. [ male announcer ] a price you can definitely count on for two whole years. from at&t. call to get u-verse tv starting at just $19 a month with our triple-play bundle. get the same great price for two years. plus now two times the internet speed than before. [ female announcer ] switch today and get a total home dvr included for life. [ male announcer ] you get reliable high-speed internet on ou
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Feb 12, 2013 11:30am PST
accident that killed four teenagers are from the bay area. it happened in california city east of bakersfield. they confirm all four victims were 19 years old and from oakland. they are identified as malea, david and george moore. a fifth victim is recovering. it appears their suv hit the center divider before rolling over several times. highway 58 is well traveled road to las vegas. >> cheryl: a concord boy is fighting for his life right now after being hit by a car yesterday. it happened on grant street near the boy's school. katie marzullo is live at the scene. >> reporter: it is a dangerous intersection. we've been out here all morning and we had occasion to cross the street a couple times. there is no stop light or stop sign, just the paint on the pasmt and this one yellow sign letting you know it is, indeed, pedestrian crossing here. just within the last 30 minutes i heard from oakland children's hospital and spokesman says they have no information on the patient at this time. we know he was taken there with life-threatening injuries. >> students and staff at mount diablo
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Feb 13, 2013 9:00pm PST
and most disturbing of all, firearms. >> they have been sporadic throughout the city and the at times have been sporadic as well. >> the sergeant says of the 25 burglaries, three have been in the homes of police officer is. the intruders hit the jackpot in one of those homes. >> there was a safe that was taken. there were a number of firearms again that were stolen in the incident unfortunately. >> police found the safe but it was empty. residents we spoke with say brentwood is a safe quiet town but many have notice a spike in home burglaries. peter foster was not surprised that cops are among the victims. >> when i first moved out it was a high percentage of teachers and police officers that live out here in general. it is a nice affordable bedroom community to live in. burg la iser i officers it hous rise up the street. >> it creates a dangerous situation for everybody around the burglars themselves because you can obviously get shot. >> the brentwood police tell us they have promising leads, solid leads that they are chasing. as a matter of fact, at this hour, detectives are meeting her
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Feb 15, 2013 11:30am PST
but will start a petition to ask the city to do something to make drivers slow down here on hillcrest avenue. police are still investigating. we are live in antioch today for abc7 news. >> neighbors who witnessed the tell accident are returning to the accident scene. a concord teen hit by a car is doing better in a hospital this morning. the mother says that her son opened his eyes for the first time. doctors are reducing joey's medication but he is in a medically induced coma. a car hit him in a crosswalk on grant street. concord police say it does not appear the driver was speeding or drinking. his mother says it is a dangerous enter section and she would like to see a traffic signal or stop sign there. >> a man is facing charges in connection with a series of home burglaries. we have new video of the arrest. the police took the 25-year-old into today yesterday after serving a search warrant at a house. investigators say they found stolen property. neighbors say they have been targeted since december. >> we were burglarize add month ago at 1:30 a.m. in the morning. he got in our house. we
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Feb 18, 2013 9:00pm PST
. this is live picture the sky as you ok back tord t city. a we can pect cold raiand some snow even i theay ar. od enin bichanges omhe n weave sen theast coup days. in theext 24 hos theain wiletur. let'turn now t7 news weher chorspence chstian with ok ative doppr 7hd. >> seee ha linef istu that hamoved at e iand eastay. ain muchf th i justoisture in the atmosphere but some hitting the ound spotty shower activit closin a lile b. yan s te ower mong stockop bween aparent i dot carend stockt and livermorend trac. tt's te currt nd of isture. more on the way as we pull bk and give you a lack at e winter weather advisory. no only rainfall coming ouray b snow andigher evationnd winter wather advory i efct tomrow nit for te motains the nor bay a thoints norup tohe northern mt pa of the state and downhrough the sierra. in fact in the central sierra inrtahoe expect upward 6 ches of snow fm the sysm. starour focast anition 11 a tonight. see ea o rain andhowers velopi ovnight in early morning hour by 5:00 o'clock tomorrow morning. certainly some wet spots in the 80's of rain then trough follows th
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Feb 23, 2013 12:00am PST
. >> and iphone theft out of control. if you have one of these you have to see the story. what one big city is doing to catch the thieves. >> and then later on "jimmy kimmle live." >> andy sandburg and kelly rippa and the results of our valentine's day youtube challenge, a visit to the barber shop and i do battle with a two-year-old in basketball. i might be more competitive than i should be. >> stay with us. we will bem >>> the fda has a new drug to fight breast cancer and the company that developed it says the drug is at the forefront of a new direction and treatment. doctors say the drug is like a smart bomb attacking only malignant cells and minute -- minimizing hair loss and sickness. the drug was developed by genentec and while the drug is specific to a certain type of breast cancer, similar treatments for other types of cancer are on the way. >>> the popularity of apple iphones and ipads is not limited to the people who buy them. they are big with thieves as well. and that's why the new york city police department is creating a special unit to track down stolen apple products. city o
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Feb 25, 2013 9:00pm PST
often in so many parts of the city. city has an abatement program to help people clean up after bombing or tagging free one time for private properties if you would like to find out more find a link on our web site. in oakland heather abc 7 news. >>> meantime in walnut creek police release image of man who caused 10,000 dollars in damage to several broadway plaza businesses. they have been evening graffiti on store window. targeted businesses have not been identified and police want to catch this gay before he does any more damage. >> silicon valley frooe freeway about to get more crowded this summer when tech giant stops allowing myes to work at home. business technology reporter david explains tonight why yahoo wants to end telecommuting. >> two days aweek mitchell commute is a flight of stairs at home. instead of driving from san jose to palo alto. he's the it manager at software company that make shipping label systems for on line seller. >> great benefit and people will start to think 2 times before benefit is taken away. >>reporter: yahoo planning to do exactly that. in a mem
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Feb 1, 2013 12:00am PST
goioing on vacation, so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning, i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot, even on a holiday weekend. ♪ things are definitely... looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit citi.com/thankyoucards to apply. u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed options, reliability and ways to connect. rethink possible. fichlt abc 7 fuss i team uncovered new complaint of excessive force used by vallejo pol
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Feb 12, 2013 12:00am PST
: city indoor pool the plunge has been at the entrance of the tunnel since 19 26. >> coming into town to this i have to take a detour but it's not serious. >>reporter: but getting to the other side could affect the pool upcoming open water swim to benefit youth swiming in richmond. >> it would be possible if the tunnel wasn't open by then it could make it more difficult. we may not see as many swimmers as we would hope. >>reporter: real inconvenience could be the cost to taxpayers. 750,000 dollar cosmetic job likely reach into the millions and it could climb even higher if they find more of those dangerous pockets above the tunnel. >> i wouldn't be surprised. i wouldn't be surprise have had there were more voids. >>reporter: the next step is to use a rid arrest device to look through the tunnel walls and see if this project is requesting to cost the city more time and more money. reporting live in richmond, abc 7 news. >> thanks very muchal help. >> take you live to bricking news happening right now on interstate 80. this is our camera in emeryville. see the flashing lights of p
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Feb 26, 2013 12:00am PST
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Feb 4, 2013 11:30am PST
empty in the heart of the city. some people are probably playing hooky. there will not be a parade on market street but people say there should be. people are having a lard time deeming with the tough outcome of the game. >> my hat is off to them. i wish we had a parade for them. after two years ago we wondered what kind of team then, last year they almost beat the giants and this year they almost won the super bowl. who could ask for more? >> they could have done better and some of the players were whacky near the end i saw a face grabbing, the face grab violation that the referee did not call and that could have been a touchdown for us and we would have won. >> not a lot of people in the office today. maybe they, you know, drank it away last night. but...just quiet over all. >> what kind of mood are people in? >> sad. sad. >> here is a look at the streets last night, the mission district, full of police but not full of partygoers. police were prepared for a celebration and possible rowdiness but it never happened. there were a few troublemakers and they shut them down quickly, th
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Feb 9, 2013 12:00am PST
picture from new york city where you can see the snow piling up. it is all part of a massive storm pummeling the northeast including high winds and threats of flooding. the national weather service says up to three feet of snow could fall on new england before the end of the weekend 5,000 homes and businesses are without power with massachusetts and rhode island the hardest hit. a coastal flood warning is in affect from new york to main and governors in five states have already declared a state of emergency. >> this will allow us to implement emergency measures to ensure the safety of our residents and take appropriate steps to mobilize state assets. there are a thousand national guard members on duty now. we expect to build that up to nearly 5,000 over the course of the weekend. >> massachusetts took the rare step of banning most car travel on state roads. connecticut has closed state highways to all but emergency vehicles. and the northeast storm has forced more than 4700 flight cancellations and 83 of those were in and out of sfo today. all major airports in new york and boston
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